[Homestead] Patriotism and Pseudo-Patriotism

Tvoivozhd tvoivozd at infionline.net
Fri Sep 17 15:41:48 EDT 2004

Adlai Stevenson was probably the last intelligent person to make a run 
at the Presidency.  The others spend all their time whipping voters into 
a frenzy to keep them from a serious consideration  of real issues which 
have heavy impact on their lives and fortunes.

"What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to 
suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility ... a 
patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the 
tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." - Adlai E. Stevenson 


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